Liverpool wrestlers win at Port Byron Mid-Winter Classic

first_imgWrestling teams from Liverpool and Cicero-North Syracuse would go head-to-head Wednesday night, each of them having gone through plenty of tournament work in the weeks leading up to it.In fact, the Warriors and Northstars were together on Dec. 27-28 for the Kenneth Haines Memorial Tournament at SUNY-Oswego.There, Liverpool, with 73.5 points, finished 11th in a 24-team field, with C-NS close behind as it got 65 points for 14th place. Fulton, who sits atop the state Large School rankings, won with 273 points.Hamier Williams-Borges gave the Warriors a victory at 195 pounds. In the semifinals, Williams-Borges beat Fulton’s Shane Goutermout 6-2, leading to a final where he held off Camden’s Sean O’Brien 7-4.Elsewhere for Liverpool, Dom Ianno got fourth place at 145 pounds, with J.J. Guindy getting sixth place at 285 pounds, two spots ahead of teammate Izayiah Haynes.C-NS had Adam Rush get to the 220-pound semifinals before he lost to Auburn’s Keyshin Cooper. But Rush recovered to finish third when he won the consolation bracket final 9-1 over Oswego High’s Alfonso Alonso.No other Northstars wrestler claimed a top-four spot, but Dan Sweeney, at 113 pounds, topped Niagara-Wheatfield’s Tremell Mathews 5-3 for fifth place as Adam Brown was sixth at 145.At 99 pounds, Anthony Ciciarelli got to seventh place when he edged Gouverneur’s Hunter Mashaw 7-5, just ahead of the eighth-place from Chris Mehlek at 182 pounds.Liverpool then went to Saturday’s Port Byron Mid-Winter Classic and conquered the rest of the 15-team field, winning that event by earning 211 points, just ahead of South Jefferson/Sandy Creek’s second-place total of 194 points.Williams-Borges had a first-place finish, as did Chris Ianno and Jeremy Ianno. Jacob Ianno and J.J. Guindy both had second-place efforts as Haynes, Paul Marquis and J.J. Paulson each finished third. Dom Ianno had a fourth-place finish.As for C-NS, it would go to Canastota’s Fallen Heroes Tournament and earned fourth place out of 13 teams with 155 points, Jamesville-DeWitt/CBA prevailing with 197 points.Rush won at 220, pinning Batavia’s Hunter Schramm in 2:06 in the finals, as Anthony Ciciarelli finished second at 99 and Brown made it to the finals at 145 before a defeat to Phoenix’s Holt Reed.Sweeney was third at 113 and had to beat his own teammate, Harrison Portorsnok, 3-1 in the consolation bracket final.Anthony Ciciarelli was third at 138, pinning Baldwinsville’s Jaden Prince in 3:58 for that spot, and Devin Southworth got third place at 152 pounds with a pin over Hannibal’s Dan Przepiora. Kevin Mossow was sixth at 99, matching Eric Salenski at 120 and Chris Mehlek at 170.C-NS would immediately follow the Liverpool meet with one Thursday against Oswego High as the Warriors venture to Saturday’s Cazenovia Invitational.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditComment on this Story Tags: C-NSliverpoolwrestlinglast_img

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